Oscars 2017: before Isabelle Huppert, find out what other French women have already been nominated

Cinema 8 February, 2017

It is official: Isabelle Huppert is nominated to the next Oscars in the category best actress. She joins the pretty list of all the French performers who have already competed for the most prestigious awards.

This is the first time in her long career that Isabelle Huppert is competing at the Oscars. The Academy recently formalized the list of nominations for the next ceremony to be held on February 26 and the French was chosen in the category Best Actress for her role in Ell e, of Paul Verhoeven . If she won a Golden Globe for the same role , the French is not one of the favorites . Faced with Ruth Negga in Loving , Natalie Portman in Jackie , Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins and especially Emma Stone in La La Land , everybody gives the winner, the competition will be tight. Although her performance in She is masterful, it will be difficult for him to join the club of French actresses who have received the coveted award. In 88 years, only Claudette Colbert (in 1935 in It Happened One Night ), Simone Signoret (in 1960 Pathways to the upper town ) and Marion Cotillard (in 2008 in La Vie en Rose ) were crowned.

However, Isabelle Huppert adds his name to the list of beautiful French actresses who were nominated for Oscars . Our greatest actresses have ever cherished the hope of being sacred in Hollywood: Isabelle Adjani has been nominated twice, in 1976 with the story of Adele H. and 1990 with Camille Claudel , as Leslie Caron, in 1954 with Lili and in 1964 with The indiscreet room . Anouk Aimée in 1967 with a man and a woman , Marie-Christine Barrault , in 1977 with Cousin, cousin , Catherine Deneuve in 1993 with Indochina , Kristin Scott Thomas in 1997 with The English Patient , Juliette Binoche in 2001 with chocolate or yet Emmanuelle Riva in 2013 with Love.

The three winners, after their first Oscar, they have all had the opportunity to win a second . Claudette Colbert in 1936 with private Worlds and in 1945 Since your departure , Simone Signoret in 1966 of Follies, and Marion Cotillard in 2015 with Two Days, One Night.